Karl Paul Reinhold Niebuhr was an American Reformed theologian, ethicist, commentator on politics and public affairs, and professor at Union Theological Seminary for more than 30 years. Niebuhr was one of America's leading public intellectuals for several decades of the 20th century and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1964. A public theologian, he wrote and spoke frequently about the intersection of religion, politics, and public policy, with his most... Read More
|Born||Karl Paul Reinhold Niebuhr
June 21, 1892
Wright City, Missouri, U.S.
|Died||June 1, 1971 (aged 78)
Stockbridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Magazine editor (1941–66)